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PO Box 10, Funafuti, Tuvalu
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Vaiaku Lagi Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My stay at the Vaiaku Lagi was very pleasant. Facilities are basic, but they are the best you'll find on Funafuti and definitely met my needs. Hot water is non-existent, and electricity can be intermittent ins ome rooms - but all very deal-able! The staff were lovely - if you are courteous and have a sense of humour and patience,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I came here for meals a few times during my stay. Prices were very cheap (at around $7 AUD per meal). Quality was fairly average, but you aren't going to find better in Tuvalu. Beer was available but just VB at $2.50 a can. Friendly staff. A good place to watch the sunset. Also good to use the internet here... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Ask for a upstairs room, be aware there is no hot water so showering in evening is better and it's cash only so take enough aud into the country. It is cheap and the food is fine, rooms are also fine. Basically pretty average but the views are million dollar!

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Tempe, Arizona
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Stayed a couple of nights second floor middle, what a view of sunsets! This a hard review to write, because this hotel in another city with competitors might not fare so well. The staff went way beyond in helping us from arrival, picking up our bags, check in, meals, food ( very good by the way). Going to Tuvalu you... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This place is probably your best bet on the island. Its run down, falling apart and the cleaners only seem to clean the middle of the floor. But the staff are very helpful, didn't seem to be many bugs or other wildlife in the room. Its very pricey for what it is.

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Suva, Fiji
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We arrived on Tuvalu with the expectation to have a relaxed, low standard holiday with no luxury and no entertainment as we knew this island is not a tourist place but what we experienced was way worse and everything but a holiday. All started long before we got there, it took us 4 weeks to reach someone from the hotel.... More 

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Tralee, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Visited tuvulu and here for two nights Only hotel on Island Government owned and a soviet style to it 2 mins walk from airport Good location Airport noise won't bother you as only two flights a week Quick check in No credit cards allowed Room ok Upstairs rooms 126 aus dollars a night Downstairs 110 Overpriced for what u get... More 

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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We stayed here for a couple of nights in a quest to visit the worlds countries. I am giving it a 3 based on where it is. I always have a tough time with this rating system because I give The Ritz in London or the Plaza in NYC a 5 and this hotel a 3. I try to rate... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

There is only one hotel and this is owned by the Government. the staff are great - very friendly and will help with anything. the place is on the water with stunning views from the rooms and restaurant which sells locally caught, fresh fish. there is no hot water but that is no problem. the staff are keen to learn... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

I have stayed here many times and while it is only a one or two star hotel it has a certain character and very night there is a wonderful sunset. It is a great place to meet a range of strange characters who are passing through from aid agencies, environment groups, people trying to visit 100 countries and people running... More 

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Additional Information about Vaiaku Lagi Hotel

Address: PO Box 10, Funafuti, Tuvalu
Location: Tuvalu > Funafuti
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Vaiaku Lagi Hotel Tuvalu/Funafuti

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